Get a Library Card


Picture of male child holding a library card and smilingThe Library is free to all for computer use, browsing, reference, and program attendance. To borrow materials you must register for a library card (or present a valid libary card from one of the libraries in Maine's Reciprocal Borrowing Program . . . CLICK HERE to view the list of participating libraries).

Free cards are available to all Rockport residents and taxpayers, to all who work in Rockport, and to all children and students in Knox and Waldo Counties. Proper ID verifying residency is required.

Nonresident cards are available for a $20 annual fee for individuals, and $10 for short-term visitors. Proper identification required such as a valid driver's license, or photo ID and proof of mailing address.

Books, magazines, audio- books, DVDs, and ukuleles circulate for a three-week period. Items may be renewed two times unless another borrower has requested the item.  You can request renewals in person or by telephone and get an immediate confirmation. If you request by email to, we will reply to confirm the renewal or let you know that the item cannot be renewed. You can also renew your borrowed items online.